…beckoning the wind…

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“What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.”

Corrie ten Boom

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prayer keeps us grounded….

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…and hopeful at the same time.

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Prayer helps us to be open to  God’s leading and direction when there are lots of ways we could go and paths we could choose…

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prayer refreshes…Sunset Silhouette

and gives a sense of peace

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Prayer is a discipline…a not always easy choice

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and hopefully bears fruit.

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Prayer changes things.  Probably first on the list of what /who it changes is us…the ones who pray.

Prayer is  like a beckoning of the wind that blows on in and refreshes and changes everything, not because of the wind itself, but because of He Who sends the wind.

Asking God to breathe His life into so many things. I love that He calls us to ask…and then wait…and trust. The wind blows where it wills. Thankful He knows what He’s doing even when I don’t…Prayer is humility in action—a trusting with it all, big and small and a reliance on One so much bigger than ourselves.  Just a few late night thoughts on prayer.

Yes, “What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.”  It asks for God’s involvement in our lives in a personal and distinct way. Prayer is the beckoning of God to  lift and refresh and change things (and us <3) . I have a feeling Corrie ten Boom saw that in action quite often in her life. Praying we will too.

Blessings~

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“Cast your cares on the Lord for He cares for you.”

I Peter 5:7

3 responses to …beckoning the wind…

  1. I thank God for your posts, for they are His way of reassuring me of his promises. Thank you and don’t Ever stop doing what you’re doing. May you continue to bless others as you have me. God Bless you and thank you Ever so much once more👸

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    • soletusknow says:

      Thank you so much for your encouragement to keep writing… your words have encouraged me deeply and I really appreciate it. I love how sometimes we get just the encouragement we need when we need it. That’s what you did for me today… Blessings to you and yours 🙂

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